11 Days / 10 Nights (3 Nights in Madrid + 2 Nights in historic Cordoba, 2 nights in luxurious
Granada and 3 nights in Seville)*
Low Season: $7,580 per person. High Season: $8,000 per person.
This unique, luxurious trip to Spain starts in the historic Capital City of Madrid, where you'll take a cultural tour that includes a guided visit to the magnificent Royal Palace, explore the local neighborhoods and the essence of its lively "movida", the nightlife that never ends. Continue your journey to Toledo and tour the historic sites of this magical Spanish city.
The dream picks back up through the region of Flamenco, music, passion, and amor: Andalucia. Here, you will experience elegant stays in Moorish-style luxury boutique hotels.
Experience olive oil, wine tasting & cooking classes to expand your pallet and learn about some of the most famous cuisines in Spain. See one of the most important and largest Mosques in the world, Cordoba's "Mezquita", which is now its Cathedral. Continue the discovery in Granada, where you'll visit one of the most majestic examples of Islamic architecture, the "Alhambra". Enjoy historic walks through the old Muslim and Gypsy neighborhoods, and try some of the most well-known tapas in the world. Then, experience Flamenco shows with exquisite dinners as well as a fascinating guided tour of Seville, including the imposing Cathedral, the Jewish Quarter, the Alcazar and its gardens. Explore the indescribably charming hilltop towns "pueblos blancos" (white villages) of the countryside, including the dramatic cliffs of Ronda, the immaculate white town of Grazalema, and the breathtaking views of Zahara de la Sierra. Your amazing journey circles back, ending in Madrid with memories that will last a lifetime.
(Itinerary is subject to change with or without notice. The sequence of day trips may vary. The final itinerary will be given at the start of the trip.)
Our expert City Guide will introduce you to the treasures kept inside Madrid's Prado Museum to learn about the stories and figures behind the art. The Prado Museum houses one of the finest art collections in the world, it houses more than 8,000 works of art, including works by Spanish, Dutch and Italian masters. Afterwards, you will be able to relax and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
Afternoon - take a private transfer from the hotel in Madrid to the train station where we'll board the high-speed train to Cordoba (approx. 1:45 hours). Upon arrival in Cordoba, we'll meet our local Tour Director for the rest of the stay in Southern Spain.
After checking-into a luxury boutique hotel in the historical center of the city, we'll go on a short orientation walk of Cordoba to get acquainted with the city and the major sites. The orientation tour will finish at a very traditional restaurant specializing in Jewish cuisine, located right in the heart of the Juderia (the Jewish quarter), which continues to bring the Sephardic tradition to the table.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch & dinner
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
What's Not Included in Tour Package
price does not include airfare and anything that is not specified to be
included. Price does not include any personal related expenses or
travel-related expenses outside of the scheduled itineraries. The food
& wine that is included is what is presented during meals.
> The first day of this tour is Friday (you will need to book your flight from the USA on Thursday to get to Madrid on Friday). The last day of this tour is Monday (arrival in the U.S. is the same day of departure on your way back). Some tours start and end in different cities, make sure to book your flights accordingly.
> Airfare is not included.
Nada's Italy can assist with Business and First Class airfare. Please
let us know if you need information about arrival and departure airport
for this tour.
> Reminders, hotel information, and arrival instructions will be sent only by email, please make sure we have your current email address.
> Transfers to and from the airport are not included in the tour rate. Please contact us if you'd like to add transfers to your tour package.
must be in good physical condition to sign-up for this trip. This is
not a physically challenging trip, nonetheless, there will be a lot of
walking uphill, downhill, walking over uneven pavement, and standing for
extended periods of time.
> Even though tips to staff and restaurants are included, it is suggested that you put aside approximately $100 (US) in combined gratuities for your driver & Tour Director for your trip (and any voluntary additional restaurant gratuities are at your discretion).
> Nada's Italy strongly recommends that you purchase Travel Insurance for your trip. For suggestions on policies and a quote, please contact us.
> You should know that air conditioning in Europe, as well as WIFI connection, are not always as reliable as they are in the United States.
> The hotel
assigns rooms to guests, some rooms may include stairs. A view is not
guaranteed. As Nada's Italy works mainly with luxury historic inns and
small upscale boutique hotels, rooms differ in size and layout. In
general, European bedrooms and bathrooms are smaller compared to US
standards. Each room has its own en-suite
bathroom with shower and/or tub, hair-dryer, and basic toiletry set.
contact us if you have specific requests/needs.
> It is your
responsibility to obtain the required documents to travel to Europe,
please verify with your own country's travel laws and government
agencies. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after your return date.
> In the unlikely event your tour does not reach the minimum participation requirement of 6 travelers, we will work with you to choose another available tour or tour date. We will do our best to make the transition as smooth as possible.
> Add extra nights and extend your stay in this amazing country. Contact us for a quote (subject to availability).
> Please note: while we do our best to adhere to our published
itineraries, they may be changed at the discretion of the Tour Leader
due to weather conditions and any other unforeseeable circumstances.
> Unless stated otherwise, all rates are per person, based on double occupancy, land only, in USD, and subject to availability. Rates may vary by departure date and are subject to change without notice. Nada’s Italy reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update rates, fees and surcharges at any time without prior notice.
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